Films on Demand is a high-quality streaming video and multimedia database from Films Media Group (FMG). You can see Films on Demand by visiting http://digital.films.com/.
FMG has put videos from Films for the Humanities & Sciences, Cambridge Educational, Meridian, and Shopware online to bring the newest video and bestselling programs right to your computer.
The video collections in Films on Demand are intended for a diverse audience. While FMG says that adults are their main audience, middle and high school students can watch, enjoy, and learn from the videos in Films on Demand too.
Films on Demand videos are organized in collections that can be used with almost any homework assignment, presentation, or research paper you've been assigned. There are nine subject collections:
Please note that Films on Demand is a subscription database. You will need to be inside the library building or have a username and password to watch the videos. If you want to watch Films on Demand from home and don't have a username and password.
Since Films on Demand is a high-resolution, streaming video database, there are some technical requirements. All computers in the library building meet the technical requirements. Please read through the list carefully to make sure you can watch Films on Demand from your computer. You will need:
If you are having trouble with Films on Demand, you can ask a librarian for help. You can also check Films on Demand Documentations and FAQs pages for a list of guides and instructions. There are some Flash video tutorials available.
There are some known problems with this database that they won't be able to fix, though. Streaming can be very slow at busy times, usually 10am to 2pm. If you're having trouble getting a video to play properly during those times, it's probably because too many people are trying to watch at the same time.
Tutorial created by Heather Bowman